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Copaquire Cu deposit, Collahuasi District, El Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá Region, Chile

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 54' 6'' South , 68° 53' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -20.9016666667, -68.8852777778
Porphyry copper deposit.

Recently some fine chalcoalumite, associated with cyanotrichite crystals, has been recovered here: special thanks must be given to Dr. Jochen Schluter (curator of Hamburg Mineral Museum, Germany), for his invaluable help in analysing properly both species.

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26 entries listed. 21 valid minerals.

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- Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): Porphyry copper deposits of the world: Database and grade and tonnage models, 2008. US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.

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